Showing posts with label #socialmedia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label #socialmedia. Show all posts

Thursday, January 11, 2024

πŸ“± IMSPARK: Social Media and Crowdsourcing Can Boost Disaster Resilience in the Pacific πŸ“±

πŸ“± Imagine… Social Media and Crowdsourcing Can Boost Disaster Resilience in the Pacific πŸ“±



πŸ’‘ Imagined Endstate: 

Imagine a future where Pacific communities and organizations can leverage the power of social media and crowdsourcing to enhance their disaster risk management processes. 

πŸ”—Link: 


πŸ“šSource: 

Links Consortium. (2021). Social media and crowdsourcing for disaster risk management and resilience: A European perspective.

πŸ’₯ What’s the Big Deal:

Social media and crowdsourcing are innovative ways of using online platforms and tools to collect, organize, analyze, and share data and information from various sources, such as citizens, experts, or sensors. Social media and crowdsourcing can help improve disaster resilience in the Pacific by providing early warning systems, situation awareness, public engagement, feedback mechanisms, and learning opportunities. 🌏 The Pacific region is highly exposed and vulnerable to natural hazards, such as cyclones, floods, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions, which can cause devastating human, economic, and environmental losses. Social media and crowdsourcing can help reduce these losses by enhancing information access, decision-making capabilities, and stakeholder participation in disaster risk management. 🚨 Social media and crowdsourcing can also help create a culture of disaster preparedness and resilience in the Pacific. However, there are also challenges and barriers to implementing social media and crowdsourcing in disaster risk management, such as cooperation, digital literacy, citizen inclusion, data quality, privacy, and ethics. πŸ’ͺTherefore, there is a need for guidance, best practices, and resources to support the effective and responsible use of social media and crowdsourcing in disaster risk management.


#Crowdsourcing,#socialmedia,#Pacific,#DRR,#SocialCapital,#IMSPARK

Sunday, October 29, 2023

πŸ” IMSPARK: Improving Strategy for Social Media Communications During WildfiresπŸ”

 πŸ” Imagine... Improving Strategy for Social Media Communications During WildfiresπŸ”

πŸ’‘ Imagined Endstate:

Contradicting the existing crisis communication theory that recommends Disaster relief organizations (DROs) speak with one voice during the entirety of wildfire response operations.

πŸ“š Source:

Homeland Security News Wire. (2023, October 13). Improving Strategy for Social Media Communications During Wildfires. 

πŸ”— Link:

Read the full article here

πŸ’₯ What's the Big Deal:

The study finds that a nuanced approach of matching and mismatching audiences is more effective in different phases of disaster response.πŸ“The article discusses the findings of a studyπŸ“œconducted in collaboration with the Canadian Red Cross on how Disaster relief organizations can use social media✉️effectively during wildfire response.πŸ“žThe research suggests that matching and mismatching audiences on social mediaπŸ“Ίis more engaging and useful in different phases of disaster response, and this approach can be applied to other types of disasters as well.


#DRO,#disasterrelief,#academics,#socialmedia,#communityengagement,#IMSPARK, 



 



πŸ₯ IMSPARK.: a Thriving Pacific: Navigating the Future of CareπŸ₯

πŸ₯ Imagine... a Thriving Pacific: Navigating the Future of CareπŸ₯   πŸ’‘ Imagined Endstate:   A Pacific community where every individual, rega...